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Children’s Museum of Illinois is a hands-on, interactive museum, with exhibits and activities that complement and enhance children’s educational opportunities, particularly in the arts and sciences. The Museum is located on the shores of Lake Decatur in Scovill Park, adjacent to Scovill Zoo. 

HOURS

September – April HoursMay – August Hours
Tuesday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Closed Mondays and major holidays.
Open on some Mondays for school holidays.
Monday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Closed on major holidays.

For daily information, please refer to our calendar.

MUSEUM ADMISSION PRICES

MembersFREE
Children Under 2FREE
Adults and children, ages 2 and older$5
Senior Citizens (65+)$3*
Active Military & Veteran Families
(per person, up to 4 people)
$3*
Families with LINK / EBT Card
(per person, up to 4 people)
$3*
ACM Reciprocal Network Members
(per person, up to 6 people)
$2.50*
ASTC Passport Program MembersFREE*†


Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
*Additional visitors must pay current admission prices. Benefits do not apply on special admission days.

†Exclusions:

  1. Science centers and museums located within 90 miles (“as the crow flies”) of the science center/museum where the visitor is a member.
  2. Science centers and museums located within 90 miles (“as the crow flies”) of the visitors residence.                                                                                                                                                    

We are a proud partner with the Association of Children’s Museum for the Museums for All program, which encourages families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits.
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LOCATION

55 South Country Club Road

Decatur, IL 62521

Phone: (217) 423-5437

Fax: (217) 423-5455

Email: info@cmofil.org